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A lush, seductive novel of the legendary beauty whose face ?launched a thousand ships?
Daughter of a god, wife of a king, prize of antiquity's bloodiest war, Helen of Troy has inspired artists for millennia. Now Margaret George, the highly acclaimed bestselling historical novelist, has turned her intelligent, perceptive eye to the myth that is Helen of Troy.
Margaret George breathes new life into the great Homeric tale by having Helen narrate her own story. Through her eyes and in her voice, we experience the young Helen's discovery of her divine origin and her terrifying beauty. While hardly more than a girl, Helen married the remote Spartan king Menelaus and bore him a daughter. By the age of twenty, the world's most beautiful woman was resigned to a passionless marriage?until she encountered the handsome Trojan prince Paris. And once the lovers flee to Troy, war, murder, and tragedy become inevitable.
In "Helen of Troy," Margaret George has captured a timeless legend in a mesmerizing tale of a woman whose life was destined to create strife?and destroy civilizations.
Title: Helen of Troy
Categories: NOVEL HARD COVER,
Publisher: 2006/08/03 00:00:00.000
ISBN Number: 0670037788
ISBN Number 13: 9780670037780
Book Condition: Used - Good
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Seller ID: 299401
Description: George,Margaret Helen Of Troy Edge and corner wear to dust jacket. Creases to dust jacket. Dust jacket is in good condition. Edge and corner wear to book. Pages still clean and tight. Book is in good condition. All U.S. orders shipped with tracking number and e-mail confirmation. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers.